Virginia State Police HEAT program rewards auto theft prevention efforts

The Virginia State Police Help Eliminate Auto Theft (HEAT) program honored the 2017-2018 HEAT Awards recipients at the annual conference of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police in Roanoke on Sept. 10.

The HEAT Awards program is an annual competition open to all Virginia law enforcement entities and employees who work in auto theft enforcement and prevention. Nominees must demonstrate excellence in at least two of the following four categories: enforcement, intelligence gathering, prevention and recovery.

On behalf of the Virginia State Police and the HEAT program, congratulations and thank you for continuing the fight against auto theft!

To view the 2017-2018 award recipients, please click here. For additional photos from the ceremony, please visit our Facebook page.